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trojanbrutha
08-26-2011, 05:08 PM
Knight's Big Night Leads To First Offer (http://troy.scout.com/2/1099037.html)

By Stephen Atkinson
Special to Scout.com
Posted Aug 24, 2011

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Montgomery, Ala.—Defending 4A state champion Thomasville lost its preseason game against 5A opponent Hueytown 36-27 on Friday, but it did find a bright spot in the backfield to replace some key personnel losses from last season’s undefeated squad.

Senior running back John Knight (6-0, 185) scored on a pair of long touchdowns in the first half and a 35-yard reception in the third quarter.

“I just saw the holes,” Knight says of his long runs. “I saw the holes and I hit them. The line held up real good and I hit them full speed.”
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However, after his strong performance where he gained 162 yards on 10 carries and also 10 tackles from his linebacker position, Troy extended a scholarship offer.
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